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  • Indigenous scholars confront the power, limitations of genomics

    Indigenous participants in the SING workshop extract and sequence mitochondrial DNA as part of a week-long workshop in genomics.

    Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars, students and scientists participated in the SING workshop at the Carl. R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the U. of I. SING alumnus Justin Lund, left, with researchers Jessica Blanchard and Yarrow Vaara, in the lab.

    Photo by Fred Zwicky


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  • Editor’s notes:
    To reach Rene Begay, email
    To reach Deborah Bolnick, email
    To reach Jessica Elm, call 415-823-9920; email
    To reach Justin Lund, email
    To reach Ripan Malhi, call 217-265-0721; email

    The paper “A framework for enhancing ethical genomic research with Indigenous communities” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05188-3